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Our Purpose

Tillamook County regulates solid waste management, providing a coordinated and fiscally responsible solid waste program to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people, and the natural and scenic resources of Tillamook County.


Tillamook County seeks to minimize the impacts of materials throughout their lifecycle, implementing outreach and education strategies that encourage thoughtful consumption, the reduction of toxics, and the recovery of our material resources.




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Important Things You'll Want to Know About!









Please see below for a list of what plastics are accepted at our local recycle centers.

Please note, this list is not all inclusive and may vary from one center to another.  


Recycle your STYROFOAM!! Click here for dates, times and locations!

Household Hazardous Waste Collections:

Please be sure to dump any garbage or non-hazardous materials prior to arrival. No appointment necessary. Click here for a list of hazardous items that can be accepted at our waste collections.


NO PACKING PEANUTS. (These can be taken to Postabox in Tillamook)

CEG (Businesses)  Next event in 2020 : APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED.    Click here for CEG information and form  



Check out these videos!

Master Recycler sponsored "Trash Roadshow"  and NOW, episode 2!


and  "Let's Talk . . .with Van Moe" Featuring our own David McCall!!



Paint: Considering adding some COLOR to your surroundings? Check out our recycled latex paint offerings!

We're excited to offer seven colors! There are four locations to purchase: our office at 503 Marolf Loop, in Tillamook; CARTM in Manzanita;  the Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Tillamook; and, at the Pacific City Transfer Station in Pacific City. Price is $24 for 3 1/2 gallons! Stop by one of these locations to see the great color selection!




Ever feel like you have too many telephone directories (or other unwanted catalogs)?

Did you know that you can limit or stop home delivery of telephone directories at no cost to you? is a free, convenient, and secure way to stop unwanted telephone directories from being delivered. Opt out today!!

OR Try this option from our friends at "The Story of Stuff Project", the Catalog Choice. Click on the link for directions to stop unwanted mail and advertisements and catalogs.



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Waste Wise

Welcome to the newsletter from the Tillamook County Solid Waste Department.  "Waste Wise" brings you regular news about recycling and waste reduction issues and highlights the great work that members of our community are doing toward that goal.  The links below allow you to view this publication online.

Waste Wise - December 2019 edition   Waste Wise - March 2019 edition Waste Wise - June 2019 edition Waste Wise - October 2019 edition

gov/SolidWaste/WasteWise/Tillamook County Solid Waste 101519.pdf

 Waste Wise - December 2018 edition  Waste Wise - August 2018 edition   Waste Wise - May 2018 edition  Waste Wise - March 2018 edition

 Waste Wise - August 2017 edition  Waste Wise - May 2017 edition Waste Wise - February 2017 edition  

 Waste Wise - Summer 2015 edition

 Waste Wise - Summer 2014 edition

Waste Wise - Spring 2013 edition Waste Wise - Summer 2013 edition

Waste Wise - Fall 2012 edition  



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This page last updated on  Wednesday, December 23, 2020.

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